MCZ Herpetology A-139853

Xenopus lenduensis Evans, B. J. et al

Holotype of Xenopus lenduensis

Date Collected:


Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ituri | Aboro West

Current Identification
Xenopus lenduensis Evans, B. J. et al
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Pipoidea Pipidae
Determiner: Ben J. EvansORCID iD icon on 2011-03-14
Nature of ID: type ID
Previous Identification
Xenopus Wagler, 1827 sp.
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Pipoidea Pipidae
Common Name(s): Clawed frogs
Determiner: Ben J. EvansORCID iD icon on 2009-12-01
Nature of ID: expert ID

  • collector number: BJE2957

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2021-08-27
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa   determined date=2021-08-26   determined by=Rina Morisawa  
tissue (unknown) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: liver tissue sample taken by Ben Evans 08-Dec-2009; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2012-02-06
whole animal (formalin) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: maintained in 70% EtOH

Attribute Value Determination On
sex male By: Ben J. Evans 2009-12-08
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2021-08-27

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  • Continent:
  • Africa
  • Country:
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • State/Province:
  • Ituri
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Aboro West
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Aboro West, Aboro Region, Djugu Territory, Bunia District, Oriental Province, DRC
  • Elevation:
  • 2081 m
  • Georeference:
  • 2.01643333°, 30.8310666° (Error radius: Unknown) By: Ben J. Evans on 2009-12-08 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • degrees dec. minutes (2° 0.986000′ N  30° 49.86400000′ E)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 2009-12-08
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 08-Dec-2009
  • Collectors:
  • Ben J. EvansORCID iD icon; Chifundera KusambaORCID iD icon

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